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Waterman 12 Fountain Pen (1920s) - Sterling Floral Filigree, Eyedropper, Medium Italic Ideal Nib (Very Nice, Works Well)

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Waterman 12 eyedropper fountain pen from the 1920s. Black chased hard rubber with sterling silver floral filigree. Waterman's Ideal No. 2 nib is medium italic, with line variation from  medium to broad. Very nice condition. The pen is cleaned, tested, and working well.

SKU: 19849
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Type  Vintage eyedropper-filling fountain pen with a italic nib.

Product Name  Model 12 (marked on the end of the pen barrel). The 1 indicates eyedropper filler and the 2 is for the nib size. 

Manufacturer and Year  Waterman, made in USA -- 1920s.

Length  5-1/4"

Filling System  Eyedropper filling system. We've cleaned and tested it, it's working very well. We'll include an eyedropper kit and instructions on filling this pen.

Color  Black chased hard rubber covered with sterling silver floral filigree. 

Nib  ITALIC MEDIUM gold nib is marked "Waterman's Ideal."  The nib has a small crack in it.  It is not necessary to flex the nib to get line variation, so the crack should be stable.  Please see the writing sample below. 

Condition  Very nice condition.  This is an ornate and elegant vintage fountain pen.  The black hard rubber has faded to a dark brown.  You can see the original black at the top of the section.  The sterling filigree has light to moderate scratches, more so on the cap than the barrel.  The very top of the cap has small deep scratching and a few dots of pitting.  The very top has an indentation.   The nib has a small crack. The imprints are clear.

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SKU 19849
Condition Used
Maker Waterman
Type Fountain Pens


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